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PC won't boot properly, can't get past "starting Windows"

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by freddiefabb, Dec 22, 2015.

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  1. freddiefabb

    freddiefabb Thread Starter

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    8gb 1600mhz ram
    R9 290
    I7 4770k
    Z97A mobo
    1tb hdd ( only storage device used )
    120gb ssd (this has already died as far as I know but haven't gotten around to removing it)

    Other information, just ask if you need it.

    No context on why this happened, I just woke up this morning and my PC wouldnt fully boot.

    My PC disk drive hasn't worked for about a year now, but I have Win 7 install on a flash drive, however I also can't seem to do this as booting from the flash drive results in a black screen.

    Any help appreciated as I really don't wanna have to get another computer for Christmas!
     
  2. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Hi, have you tried Safe Mode - tap F8 as your system is starting up?
    Then click.
    Start > Run > Type
    msconfig
    Click Launch System restore.

    Then choose a date prior to the problem.
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    Or Safe Mode with a Command Prompt Option.
    Select an operating system if asked.
    Press Enter.
    Log on as an administrator.
    At the command prompt.
    Type

    %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

    Press Enter.
    You should now be in System Restore.
    Choose a date prior to the problem.
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    System recovery options Win 7.
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/...ns#what-are-system-recovery-options=windows-7
     
  3. freddiefabb

    freddiefabb Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the reply, but when I try to enter safe mode it goes through sys32 files and stops after classpnp.sys
    I found that the file which should come after this is disk.sys, so it seems to get stuck on this and not allow me into safe mode. Any other ideas?
     
  4. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    You are not left with many options.
    Buying an external DVD drive + borrow a Win 7 DVD
    Then run a Startup Repair.
    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html
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    Run System File Checker.
    Click on Start - Search
    Type
    cmd
    Right click on cmd.exe - select Run as Administrator.
    At the Command Prompt - Type
    sfc /scannow
    (Note space after sfc)

    Press Enter.
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    Or at the Command Prompt after starting the pc from the DVD.
    Type the following, after each one - then press Enter on the keyboard.

    BOOTREC /FIXMBR
    BOOTREC /FIXBOOT
    BOOTREC /REBUILDBCD
    Or
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/32523/how-to-manually-repair-windows-7-boot-loader-problems/
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    https://social.technet.microsoft.co...ode-stuck-at-classpnpsys?forum=w7itprogeneral
     
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